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Nyctimene albiventer (common tube-nosed fruit bat)

Wikipedia Abstract

The common tube-nosed fruit bat (Nyctimene albiventer) is a species of megabat in the family Pteropodidae. It is found in Australia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and the Solomon Islands.
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Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
2
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
19
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 6.58
EDGE Score: 2.03

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  29.9 grams
Diet [2]  Frugivore
Diet - Fruit [2]  100 %
Forages - Arboreal [2]  100 %
Nocturnal [3]  Yes

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Admiralty Islands lowland rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Central Range montane rain forests Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Halmahera rain forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Huon Peninsula montane rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
New Britain-New Ireland lowland rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests    
New Britain-New Ireland montane rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
New Guinea mangroves Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Mangroves
Northern New Guinea lowland rain and freshwater swamp forests Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Northern New Guinea montane rain forests Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southeastern Papuan rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southern New Guinea freshwater swamp forests Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southern New Guinea lowland rain forests Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Trans Fly savanna and grasslands Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Vogelkop-Aru lowland rain forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Wasur-Rawa Biru National Park 605464 Papua, Indonesia  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
East Melanesian Islands Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu No
Wallacea East Timor, Indonesia No

Prey / Diet

Ficus bernaysii[4]
Ficus copiosa[4]
Ficus dammaropsis (Highland Breadfruit)[4]
Ficus nodosa[4]
Ficus phaeosyce[4]
Ficus pungens[4]
Ficus septica[4]
Ficus thonningii (Chinese banyan)[4]
Ficus tinctoria (fig)[4]
Ficus trachypison[4]
Ficus wassa[4]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Aceros cassidix (Knobbed Hornbill)1
Ailuroedus buccoides (White-eared Catbird)7
Anthreptes malacensis (Brown-throated Sunbird)1
Aplonis cantoroides (Singing Starling)2
Aplonis metallica (Metallic Starling)1
Aplonis panayensis (Asian Glossy Starling)1
Cacatua sulphurea (Yellow-crested Cockatoo)1
Campochaera sloetii (Golden Cuckooshrike)5
Casuarius bennetti (Dwarf Cassowary)3
Casuarius casuarius (Southern Cassowary)1
Charmosyna placentis (Red-flanked Lorikeet)4
Cicinnurus regius (King Bird-of-Paradise)5
Columba vitiensis (Metallic Pigeon)4
Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike)1
Corvus macrorhynchos (Large-billed Crow)1
Cynopterus titthaecheilus (Indonesian short-nosed fruit bat)1
Dicaeum agile (Thick-billed Flowerpecker)1
Dicaeum pectorale (Olive-crowned Flowerpecker)5
Dicrurus hottentottus (Hair-crested Drongo)2
Dobsonia minor (lesser naked-backed fruit bat)9
Dobsonia moluccensis (Moluccan naked-backed fruit bat)10
Ducula bicolor (Pied Imperial Pigeon)1
Ducula pinon (Pinon Imperial Pigeon)4
Ducula rufigaster (Purple-tailed Imperial Pigeon)4
Echymipera kalubu (Common Echymipera)9
Echymipera rufescens (Long-nosed Echymipera)10
Eudynamys scolopaceus (Asian Koel)1
Gallicolumba jobiensis (Purple Ground Dove)4
Gallicolumba rufigula (Cinnamon Ground Dove)4
Gymnophaps albertisii (Papuan Mountain Pigeon)4
Lalage atrovirens (Black-browed Triller)5
Lichenostomus versicolor (Varied Honeyeater)1
Lorius lory (Black-capped Lory)4
Macroglossus minimus (lesser long-tongued fruit bat)11
Macroglossus sobrinus (greater long-tongued fruit bat)1
Macropygia unchall (Barred Cuckoo-Dove)1
Melanocharis nigra (Black Berrypecker)5
Melanorectes nigrescens (Black Pitohui)1
Melilestes megarhynchus (Long-billed Honeyeater)1
Meliphaga aruensis (Puff-backed Honeyeater)3
Mino anais (Golden Myna)1
Monarcha cinerascens (Island Monarch)1
Oriolus chinensis (Black-naped Oriole)1
Oriolus szalayi (Brown Oriole)5
Paradisaea raggiana (Raggiana Bird-of-Paradise)2
Paranyctimene raptor (unstriped tube-nosed bat)10
Parus major (Great Tit)1
Peroryctes raffrayana (Raffray's Bandicoot)10
Phalanger gymnotis (Ground Cuscus)1
Phalanger orientalis (Northern Common Cuscus)11
Phalanger vestitus (Stein's Cuscus)11
Philemon buceroides (Helmeted Friarbird)7
Pitohui dichrous (Hooded Pitohui)1
Pitohui kirhocephalus (Variable Pitohui)4
Poecilodryas placens (Olive-yellow Robin)3
Pseudeos fuscata (Dusky Lory)4
Pseudorectes ferrugineus (Rusty Pitohui)1
Psittrichas fulgidus (Pesquet's Parrot)1
Pteropus conspicillatus (spectacled flying fox)3
Pteropus neohibernicus (great flying fox)2
Pteropus tonganus (Pacific flying fox)1
Ptilinopus coronulatus (Coroneted Fruit Dove)4
Ptilinopus iozonus (Orange-bellied Fruit Dove)4
Ptilinopus magnificus (Wompoo Fruit Dove)6
Ptilinopus solomonensis (Yellow-bibbed Fruit Dove)4
Ptiloris magnificus (Magnificent Riflebird)5
Pycnonotus eutilotus (Puff-backed Bulbul)1
Pycnonotus goiavier (Yellow-vented Bulbul)1
Pycnonotus plumosus (Olive-winged Bulbul)1
Rattus rattus (black rat)1
Reinwardtoena reinwardtii (Great Cuckoo-Dove)4
Rhyticeros plicatus (Papuan Hornbill)8
Rousettus amplexicaudatus (Geoffroy's rousette)11
Scythrops novaehollandiae (Channel-billed Cuckoo)1
Seleucidis melanoleucus (Twelve-wired bird-of-paradise)4
Sphecotheres viridis (Green Figbird)3
Spilocuscus maculatus (Common Spotted Cuscus)10
Streptopelia chinensis (Spotted Dove)1
Syconycteris australis (southern blossom bat)10
Trachypithecus auratus (Javan langur)1
Treron pompadora (Pompadour Green Pigeon)1
Treron vernans (Pink-necked Green Pigeon)1
Trichoglossus haematodus (Coconut Lorikeet)5
Turdus obscurus (Eyebrowed Thrush)1
Zosterops griseotinctus (Islet White-eye)1

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Araeopsylla martialis[5]

Range Map

Australia;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Felisa A. Smith, S. Kathleen Lyons, S. K. Morgan Ernest, Kate E. Jones, Dawn M. Kaufman, Tamar Dayan, Pablo A. Marquet, James H. Brown, and John P. Haskell. 2003. Body mass of late Quaternary mammals. Ecology 84:3403
2Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
3Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org
4"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572
5International Flea Database
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access